With a macro outlook calling for stronger growth and accelerated inflation, the Multisector Team offers views on yields, opportunities and risks across sectors.
When considering ETFs, know how premium/discount is calculated — and look at other factors
Aziz Hamzaogullari, discusses how the team's disciplined and differentiated philosophy and process shape the performance profile of Loomis Sayles Growth Equity Strategies.
For PM Bill Nygren of Harris Associates, finding value in the post-pandemic world equates to a focus on trend acceleration worldwide.
To help make the most of emerging market opportunities for its clients, WCM Investment Management uses an active, long-term investment approach focused on companies with improving competitive advantages and superior corporate cultures.
Three portfolio managers from Vaughan Nelson Investment Management explain why and where international small caps are offering more opportunities today.
Portfolio Managers Mike Trigg and Jon Tringale believe post-pandemic markets offer emerging market investors significant opportunity – here’s why.
US Investment Analyst Joe Pittman explains why Harris Associates’ commitment to continuous learning is fundamental to successful investing in dynamic markets.
Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer David Herro, CFA® of Harris Associates provides his take on the post-pandemic investment landscape.
PM Jack Janasiewicz on near-term market conditions in light of continued federal fiscal aid, monetary policy support, and the vaccine rollout.
As the Covid-19 vaccination rollout continues, the latest round of federal fiscal aid focuses on maintaining consumer spending and mitigating unemployment.
From the growth vs. value divide to the profusion of unicorns and the struggle to find yield, financial professionals had their hands full in 2020.
As the Covid-19 recovery begins in earnest, our macro strategists discuss market conditions – including reopening opportunities and risks.
While the question of how high bond yields may rise is important, equity market fundamentals continue to look strong for the near term.
A look at the improving Covid-19 outlook in the US and how risk appetite is likely to remain a key market variable in the near term.
Moments of irrational exuberance provide useful reminders that markets don’t always behave in ways consistent with traditional economic theory.
PM Mike Tian of WCM Investment Management discusses how some businesses are adapting to a changed business environment as a result of Covid-19.
Despite a vastly increased global money supply, enduring economic challenges related to the pandemic are likely to limit near-term inflation risk.
Macro specialist Esty Dwek and Seb Dance of Signum Global Advisors break down the market realities and political tensions of the Brexit trade agreement.
While markets may take the occasional breather, evidence suggests that positive fundamentals will remain as global Covid-19 inoculations gain steam.
PM Jack Janasiewicz looks at the public sentiments and market dynamics of “meme stocks” and how they might affect investors and portfolios in the near term.
Steps taken to pursue sustainable alpha generation are explained by Loomis Sayles Growth Equity Strategies CEO and portfolio manager Aziz Hamzaogullari.
Diversification is important, but the depth of research and strong convictions behind more concentrated portfolios can benefit investors.
Louise Schreiber, SRI Analyst at Mirova, looks at the investment potential of 5G today and assesses its future uses and limitations in the context of ESG.
In a difficult year, financial advisors favored US growth stocks and high quality bonds in their model portfolios – but missed out on some top performing asset classes.
With growth opportunities harder to find in the pandemic economy, investors may want to consider the potential advantages of the mid-cap space.
The AIA Racial Equity investment approach uses direct indexing to focus on companies that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
A new market optimism has followed Covid-19 vaccine news, but uncovering risks and opportunities in the new year may require some old fashioned diligence.
Global market dynamics are always changing –flexibility and risk-management are key to meeting the challenge
The Loomis Sayles global equity team speaks about how its approach to value creation is designed for all market conditions.
In her latest outlook, Natixis macro specialist Esty Dwek suggests some market factors will remain consistent – no matter who wins the vote.
Six institutional asset allocation and investment trends derived from data analyzed by Natixis Portfolio Clarity® consultants.
David Herro of Harris Associates discusses how the economic repercussions of Covid-19 are creating long-term growth prospects for value investors.
Emerging market economies stand to benefit from a growth recovery led by the manufacturing sector.
Six asset allocation trends derived from in-depth analysis of investment portfolios by Natixis Portfolio Clarity® consultants.
A review of what recent macro data is signaling about asset class opportunities – and potential portfolio risks – through the end of 2020.
Uncovering the potential for manager risk in smart beta indexing approaches.
A look at US savings levels and why the market is unlikely to roll over anytime soon.
Excited talk of taxes and regulation may be distracting from a more market-friendly reality.
Five key reasons that help explain why the US economy and the US stock market often do not move in tandem.
Vaughan Nelson CEO and Portfolio Manager Chris Wallis shares insights on the economic recovery and near-term market risks.
While COVID-19 challenges remain, many key indicators of a global recovery persist.
Checking in on investor sentiment amid a resurgence in COVID-19 caseloads, and a look at potential near-term market opportunities.
Why international equities and smaller caps may be more attractive in a post-pandemic world is looked at by Chris Wallis, CEO, CIO at Vaughan Nelson.
A look at post-COVID-19 tensions between the world’s two largest economies and what it could mean for investors and emerging markets.
Why this recession differs in speed and magnitude, and select opportunities across market caps are assessed by Chris Wallis, CEO, CIO, Vaughan Nelson.
As the COVID-19 reopening begins in the US, investors may want to consider a range of variables as they assess near and long-term market conditions.
Analysis of 20-year returns suggests that sector diversification may be a more effective defensive strategy than favoring growth or value equity styles.
Portfolio Manager Jens Peers discusses Mirova’s sustainable investing strategies in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and market volatility.
Why panic selling during unsettling times may be one of the worst things long-term investors could do is analyzed over three decades.
Demographic, technological, environment, and governance transitions can present opportunities for investors focused on risk and sustainability.
Gauging the environmental and social impact of utility companies requires a look at how their energy source mix may impact their long-term sustainability.
The influence of new data privacy rules across the broader digital economy is likely to leave no business sector unaffected.
A look at the politics behind the US-China trade war, the prospects for a peace deal, and how the 2020 election could help shape US trade policy.
A look at the policy challenges and political implications of housing finance reform – and what it could mean for markets and investors.
It’s time to challenge many of the biggest misconceptions about ESG and sustainable investing so that conversations can be more productive.
Incorporating sustainability analysis in an investment strategy may help uncover opportunities and avoid potential risks.
Perspectives on investing for a low carbon world and delivering competitive returns from a Mirova sustainable investments research analyst.
Learn how option strategies can help manage the volatility of equities and create a smoother ride.
With more than 40 years of experience using index options to manage equity risk, Gateway Investment Advisers offers unique insights on market volatility.
Aziz Hamzaogullari, CIO of Growth Equity Strategies at Loomis, Sayles & Company, explains the deeply held beliefs behind his high-conviction, concentrated approach to risk-adjusted excess returns.
Active Share can help identify closet indexers by measuring how similar an active manager’s portfolio is to the benchmark.